Source: U.S. Uncut
Texas rejects allowing academics to fact-check public school textbooks. (The Christian Science Monitor, 11/18/2015)
The Board of Education approves textbooks in the nation's second-largest state and stood by its vetting process — despite a Houston-area mother recently complaining that a world geography book used by her son's ninth grade class referred to African slaves as "workers." The publisher, McGraw-Hill Education, apologized and moved to make immediate edits.Members of the Board
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TEKS = Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.